Childminder in Bradley Stoke
Female Non-smoker Member since Feb 2020 Last Updated Apr 2021 Last Login 23 Jun 2021 Email
I am an Ofsted registered childminder and a qualified early years teacher. I have 7 years experience teaching nursery and key stage one children and a further 6 years experience working as an early years practitioner with children under 5.
I started childminding to achieve a better work life balance with my husband and 2 young children. I have one child in year 1 and a 3 year old at home with me.
I provide a safe, positive and nurturing home environment.
I believe children learn best through play, first-hand experiences and through real life contexts. I provide a well planned learning environment, quality resources and challenging experiences to support children’s exploration, learning and development.
I have an interest in:
• Schemas- observing play and providing play opportunities linked to interests and play styles.
• Creative activities- using open-ended resources for creative expression.
• Outdoor play- exploring nature and outdoor spaces in all weathers.
• Messy play- using a variety of resources as a sensory outlet for children.
As a teacher I took on all roles and responsibilities in order to safeguard and best meet the needs of children and their families from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
Having worked with the youngest of children throughout my career, being spontaneous and following learning across different situations is second nature to me.
I taught high quality sessions using a range of approaches such as story telling, music, ICT and practical exploration.
• PGCE Primary/Early Years
• South Gloucestershire Council Childminding Introductory Course
• Paediatric First Aid Training
• Makaton level 4
Tues and Wednesday 8am- 5.00pm.
Term time only (flexibility in holidays for example 1 day a week).
|Last Updated: 03/04/2021|
- Childminding from £5.50 per hour
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- Childminding Agency Certificate (added 21/02/2020)
- Ofsted Certificate (added 21/02/2020)
- Exam Certificate: Childminding Introductory Course (added 21/02/2020)
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